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Location: Blackburn Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + +Benefits
Sector: Manufacturing, Science Type: Permanent
Contact: Samantha Worsh

QSE Coordinator, Permanent position, Upto £28,000 + Benefits

Summary of main purpose of the job: The QSE Coordinator plays a crucial role in managing the quality, health & safety, and environmental systems of the company. Reporting to the QSE Manager and Factory Director, the coordinator ensures compliance with ISO 9001:2015 standards, conducts internal audits, and oversees various aspects of safety and environmental management.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Ensure compliance with ISO 9001:2015 standards.
  • Conduct internal audits to maintain the Quality Management System.
  • Act as a representative in dealings with the Certification body.
  • Maintain quality procedures and documentation.
  • Implement systems to meet customer needs for HACCP and hygiene requirements in production.


  • Stay updated on current legislation governing health and safety at work.
  • Implement the company health and safety policy effectively.
  • Coordinate risk assessments and issue Permits-to-Work.
  • Conduct weekly site inspections.


  • Monitor and test effluent to ensure compliance with Discharge Consent.
  • Liaise with Environment Agency Inspector during annual inspection.
  • Ensure compliance with the PPC Permit, including regular site inspections.
  • Assist with waste management on site.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist the QSE Manager and Factory Director in other tasks as necessary.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001:2015 and Internal Auditing.
  • NEBOSH trained is preferable.
  • Degree in Life Sciences/Environmental Sciences or working experience in a similar role.
  • Good understanding of environmental management systems and PPC permits.
  • Strong planning, organizational, teamwork, and presentation skills.
  • High level of competency and accuracy in writing and maintaining clear and professional documentation.
  • Self-starter - able to work individually and across all departments.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Positive and enthusiastic approach to work.

Working Hours:

  • Monday to Thursday: 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
  • Friday: 8.00 am to 3.00 pm


  • Very generous annual bonus scheme.
  • Free food provided.
  • 35 days holiday including Bank holidays.
  • Sick pay after 12 months of service.
  • Training will be provided.

If you would like further information, please contact Samantha at Employment Solutions on 0161 416 6366, or email your CV to